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The main Pets category is for all Pet related articles that do not fall into a specific category below. Examples include articles about or concerning Animal Therapy, Pets And The Elderly, Service Animals, General Pet Safety, Choosing The Perfect Type Of Pet, Pet Accessories.
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Pet Relocation - Crate Training - The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Pet For Their Move!

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 Kevin O. (December 16, 2008)  Getting your pets acclimated to their crate is by far the single most important thing you can do to help relieve the stress of your pets during their move. Crate Training is a simple process, especially for dogs, and its purpose is to provide ‘confinement’ for reasons of security, safety, housebreaking, protection, travel or illness. You may think that putting your pet in a . (Pets)

Top Benefits of Wysong Archetype Dog Food

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 Robert Playoll (December 16, 2008)  There are many premium dog foods on the market, making a consumer very confused about which one to pick.   The dog owner had multiple types of selections including premium, organic, adult, large breed, etc. It can get pretty mind blowing trying to figure out which are the good one's and which are the bad. In this article, I will give the top benefits of Wysong Archetype Dog Food.   .. (Pets)

Purrfect Holiday Decorating For Pets

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 Darlene White (December 16, 2008)  Crackling fires, snowflakes, colorful lights, and the anticipation of Christmas is all around. As the excitement of the holiday draws near, and pets young and old await the arrival of Santa Paws, here's some decorating ideas to help get your pet involved in the holiday spirit. The Treat Tree: Mix homemade dog biscuits into your tree decor. There are some great recipes online. Place a .. (Pets)

Taking Funny Pet Pictures

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 John M Lund (December 15, 2008)  One of the great joys of having a pet is the laughter that they bring to us. Whether we are laughing at them or with them they never hold a grudge. It seems they are almost always trying to entertain us. What pet owner doesn't have a picture of their beloved friend in some crazy situation or pose, stuck on their refrigerator door? And what better way to save those precious moments than .. (Pets)

Should You Adopt a Pet Rabbit?

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 CS Swarens (December 15, 2008)  Rabbits are wonderful pets that are growing in popularity. Whereas these gentle creatures were once found primarily at farms in outdoor enclosures, a growing number of people are deciding to keep pet rabbits as indoor pets. But, why have rabbits grown in popularity and how can you determine if a rabbit is the right pet for you? Reasons to Own a Rabbit as a Pet Rabbits have grown in .. (Pets)

Finding Discount Pet Supplies

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 R. Clement (December 15, 2008)  With everyone being very conscientious about their finances, you're probably looking for ways to save on your everyday necessities. One of the biggest costs in household budgeting is in pet supplies. Whether you're shopping for a growing puppy, a spoiled cat, a roomful of birds or even an exotic iguana, who can deny that pet supplies are expensive? The solution is not to reduce the .. (Pets)

Does Your Pet Need to Take Vitamins?

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 Dr. R.J. Peters (December 14, 2008)  Some people feel it's just another money-making scheme based on human behavior and expectations, or part of the “humanization" of pets and pet food. One could argue that a proper diet negates the need for supplements. . . an argument that may hold true for people as well. But the other side of that view is that “proper" food simply is not eaten or offered anymore, either .. (Pets)

How Safe Are Dog and Cat Vitamin Supplements?

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 Dr. R.J. Peters (December 14, 2008)  If your pet needs to take vitamins, or other dietary supplements, how can you be sure they are safe and effective? It's the same question asked of human supplements, and just because they are approved by government agencies doesn't necessarily mean they are safe for a particular individual. The same is true for pet products, but there are certain major differences when considering .. (Pets)

Owning Your Very First Dwarf Rabbit

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 Darren W Chow (December 14, 2008)  If you have some spare time on your hands, you may wish to consider keeping a pet to keep you occupied. There are many types of pets that you can choose to keep. There are pets that are bigger and more aggressive (like dogs), and there are pets that are smaller and rather docile (like rabbits). Of course, your final decision will depend on your own personality as well as your .. (Pets)

Rescue a Pet

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 Jerry Elrod (December 13, 2008)  Struck with how many stray animals are out there now, ostensibly because the economic downturn has compelled people to abandon their pets, why not consider adopting a pet from a rescue shelter? To be sure, doing so means that you are in a position to provide adequate and appropriate care including shelter, a healthy diet, good grooming and over all commitment to the pet in question. .. (Pets)

Live Pets Should Not Be Given As Gifts

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 Sparrow Darling (December 13, 2008)  There is always a lot to consider when adding a pet to a family household. Many times puppies and kittens are given as gifts at Christmas and birthdays. While there is nothing cuter than little puppies or kittens, we must remember that these are living creatures, not wind up toys running on batteries. They have to have food, water and constant daily care if they are to survive. And .. (Pets)

Pet Air Purifiers - 3 Reasons Pet Owners Need Purifiers

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 Debbie Davis (December 12, 2008)  If you own a cat, dog, bird, bunny, or any other adorable creature, you know there's nothing like coming home to find those big trusting eyes welcoming you home. As a pet owner you also know all of the responsibility and commitment that come with pet ownership. Using a pet air purifier means you can turn some of this responsibility over to the purifier and spend more time just enjoying .. (Pets)

Love Your Pet? Don't Neglect Pet Vaccinations!

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 Melanie Ullman (December 12, 2008)  We all love our dogs and cats, birds and ferrets; we want them healthy and active. A good diet and exercise are important for the well being and health of our faithful companions. Vaccinations are as important part for them as they are for us. When you buy a new dog or cat, take in a stray, or acquire a new family member through other means, it's important to keep up with their health .. (Pets)

Animal Aromatherapy

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 KG Stiles (December 12, 2008)  PLEASE NOTE: Your animal friend's olfaction process is similar to humans though much more acute. Animals are SUPER sensitive to smells! Remember less is more with essential oils. Only a tiny amount is needed for results. 1-3 drops of an essential oil is equivalent to 1-4 cups of plant matter. You must always dilute essential oils in a carrier of aloe vera, jojoba or light coconut oil .. (Pets)

Assessment of Approved and Cheap Pet Meds

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 Trevor R. Price (December 11, 2008)  The best cheap pet meds are generic brands - they're approved by the FDA, safe, and just as effective as their expensive brand name alternatives. Given that, why would anyone want to still pay extra for your pet drugs? To learn more about popular generic pet drugs and whether they are a good option for your beloved pet, keep reading. Ivermectin Ivermectin is used to prevent heartworm. .. (Pets)

Allowing Your Pet to Live on Forever

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 Coleen Ellis (December 11, 2008)  So many emotions come crashing in when a beloved furry friend dies.  Feelings of denial, shock, loss, anger - and fear.  A part of this fear is that if we stop crying we will forget our little friend.  And, that is the last thing that we want to do. As we begin our way down the path to a new normal without our special friend, it is so important that you honor your pet's life by .. (Pets)

Winterize Your Pet

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 Tara Nemeth (December 10, 2008)  Oh the weather outside is frightful - and your dogs and cats still want to go outside and play! Unfortunately for us humans, rain and snow do not change the fact that our furry family members still need plenty of exercise. And this means heading outside for walks and playtime, even when your town is blanketed in snow. The good news is that outside walks and romping do not have to end .. (Pets)

Five Important Points to Consider Before Choosing a Pet

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 Ann De Ruig (December 09, 2008)  The average dog is a nicer person than the average person. Andy Rooney You have seen this cute little kitten in the pet shop window and its eyes implore you to come in and buy it. You also see this St. Bernard puppy that looks like a cuddly teddy bear. Now you have a problem. Before you buy either of them consider the following - What kind of pet will honestly fit into your .. (Pets)

The Need For a Hook-Up

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 Jamilah McCluney (December 09, 2008)  In the quest for love and companionship, many have turned to more conventional forms of searching for that special one or potential mate. We have begun to seek out our needs through checking boxes, filtering through physical requirements, and location preferences, etc. We have sped up the courting process via modern day technology of instant messaging, text messaging, and/or emails. The . (Pets)

Keeping Your Cat Fit With a Cat Exercise Wheel

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 Trevor Kassulke (December 09, 2008)  Obesity is a problem with many cats these days. This is especially a problem for cats who stay indoors all the time and don't have a chance to exercise that often. If a cat has the opportunity to eat as much as it wants whenever it wants to this also can add to the problem. The best way to deal with obesity is to prevent it in the first place. One way to do this is to get your cat to .. (Pets)

Roundworms, Hookworms & Tapeworms - What People Are Not Telling You About These Intestinal Parasites

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 Paul Kramer (December 08, 2008)  Most internal parasites live in the intestines of their host. While they can be common among cats and most are no cause for serious concern, you should contact the veterinarian if you suspect that your cat is suffering from them. All these common parasites can be found by having your veterinarian examine fecal sample. Roundworms These are a common feline parasite that are either .. (Pets)

Finding Comfort After Losing Your Beloved Pet - A Review of Saying Goodbye to Your Angel Animals

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 Joi Sigers (November 29, 2008)  It's a subject that NO pet lover wants to even think about, but one that we have all faced before, and one that (unfortunately) we will all face again. It's Saying Goodbye to our beloved pets. Allen and Linda Anderson, authors of Angel Dogs and Angel Animals, have written a powerful and emotionally charged book, Saying Goodbye to Your Angel Animals that's full of great advice. .. (Pets)

Hyam the Cat Who Talked Too Much By Pamela Douglas

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 Nancy Eaton (November 24, 2008)  Cats have a reputation for being curious as well as mischievous. They always manage to get into some kind of trouble caused by their curiosity or tendency to want to play with things. You will see that the author captured all of these things when you read her poems. This book is the story of Hyam, a cat who is an actor. The poems tell about Hyam's experiences during his theater life .. (Pets)

Chimney & Co - The Poetic Story of a Family Cat By Pamela Douglas - Book Review

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 Nancy Eaton (November 24, 2008)  Who is Chimney? He is a family cat and he is telling his story in poetic form in the book “Chimney & Co. " Chimney starts the poems at a time when he was very young and they continue up through his mature years. The titles of some of my favorites are: My Arrival - Chimney tells how some people came to the kennel to choose a dog for their pet and the little girl picked .. (Pets)

Making Your Apartment Pet Friendly

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 Sigrid Vargas (November 22, 2008)  For a large number of us, our cats and dogs are our best friends. Many of us couldn't imagine life without them and consider and treat our four legged friends as a cherished family member, giving them equal treatment and care as we do our two legged loved ones. Some people are so emotionally attached to their pets that they even celebrate their birthdays and other occasions. since pet .. (Pets)

Explosion of Natural and Holistic Pet Care

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 Sean W Russell (November 19, 2008)  For those who are pet owners we care about what we put in their systems just as we do our own. While we wouldn't want to stuff ourselves or family with foods or medicines that have been proven to be unhealthy we also would want the same for our pets. The way pet care is viewed is rapidly changing. Many individuals are choosing to use natural pet items including foods, herbal .. (Pets)

Five Steps to Having a Well Trained and Well Behaved Puppy

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 Jennifer Andrade (November 19, 2008)  Raising a puppy is not an easy thing to do. They are similar to having a toddler around. One that will eat, pee on and destroy just about everything in your house. You have to be very vigilant when you have a puppy, but the rewards are so worth it! What can you do to help your puppy become a well behaved dog without all the usual behavioral problems that crop up? How can you avoid .. (Pets)

How to Avoid Being Overcharged by Your Veterinarian

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 Troy Foote (November 18, 2008)  Veterinary Care is expensive. This should come as no surprise. In fact, Veterinary Medicine has changed dramatically in the last 30 years. . . gone are the days of James Herriot when Veterinarians treated every type of animal, and regularly made house calls. This is the 21st Century, where a dog may be man's best friend, but that pet has a price tag. Vet visits and surgery cost dog .. (Pets)

Spray Your Way to Better Health For Your Pets!

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 Kelly Alvarez Mace (November 18, 2008)  Many of us take a variety of supplements to ensure that we get the recommended daily allowance of vitamins, minerals and nutrients. Some of us also take supplements for specialized health issues like joint health, heart health or for whatever ails us! We want to feel healthy, energized, limber and young so we can enjoy a long, active life. How about your pet? Do you think that every .. (Pets)

Preventing Struvite Crystals in Your Dog Or Cat

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 Rebecca Shelly (November 18, 2008)  Depending on the size, bladder stones or struvite crystals can be removed surgically or dissolved by the use of diet.   Struvite crystals are common in normal urine and can cause infections. When the crystals are present in large amounts, they can form stones. The struvite crystals or stones can have a recurrence, so after they are removed your thoughts need to turn to prevention.   .. (Pets)

Why a Pet Trainer is Great Idea

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 Roman Brown (November 18, 2008)  I was raised around dogs-Dobermans, to be a bit more precise. My father was very good at training the first one. The second one was younger, and he was mine-I trained him mostly. We spent a lot of time together, although the older dog helped train the younger. I worked with two dog trainers who worked with specific breeds when I was younger as well. I learned some great techniques and .. (Pets)

What to Do When Your Dog Or Cat Won't Eat

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 Susi Szeremy (November 17, 2008)  Your dog won't eat. Or your cat is a picky eater. So what on earth do you do? First, a caveat. No animal will willingly starve itself. But ALWAYS have your pet seen by a vet when there's a change in behavior. You need to rule out illness before embarking on solving a pet's eating problem. Be sure to check for a bad tooth as this is often overlooked as a cause of eating issues. The .. (Pets)

The Health Benefits of Having a Pet

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 Erin Love (November 17, 2008)  When you think of ways that you can improve your overall health, things like resistance training, jogging, and eating fruits and vegetables will probably come to mind immediately. Although all of the aforementioned things are definitely great for you, they are not the only way you can improve your health. In fact, there is probably someone purring at your feet right now while you are .. (Pets)

Find Everything You Want to Know About Pets

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 Sebastian James (October 29, 2008)  A pet forum is the portion of a website where different ideas about pets can be shared. If you want to share something that would be helpful for other pet lovers like you, it would be a good idea to write it there. If you have any questions to ask, your can post your queries and allow the other members to respond to the thread that you have started. You may also want to take a look at .. (Pets)

Mini Lop Ear Rabbits - Looking After Your New Baby Rabbit

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 Amanda Isbitt (October 29, 2008)  Housing your rabbit is essential and the bigger the better. Rabbits need somewhere they can run or be outside. They need sunshine too. However, on extremely hot days they do need protection since they do not sweat and run a risk of dehydrating or overheating. Feed your rabbit. It is recommended that your rabbit eat a diet that is grass or hay based. For the majority of rabbits, we .. (Pets)

Crystal Healing For Animals

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 Lynn McKenzie (October 29, 2008)  Crystals and gemstones are magical ‘gifts from the earth’ that can promote incredible healing for our animal companions and all of life. It is almost hard to believe that they are formed in the earth and continue to grown and transform there until harvested. Healing our animals with crystals is a gentle, non invasive way to shift their energy, physically, emotionally, .. (Pets)

Choosing the Perfect Memorial Or Tribute For Your Wonderful Pets

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 Susan Parkhurst (October 29, 2008)  We humans have forged strong and lasting bonds with the pets we love. We feed them, and shelter them. We laugh with them at their antics, exercise with them, give them love and affection. In return we receive affection, fun, exercise, and unconditional love and trust. Beyond the benefits that we receive from our day to day interactions with our pets, animals have proven to have a .. (Pets)

Raw Food Diets in Dogs and Cats

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 Alison Grimston (October 29, 2008)  The systems in animals are accustomed to raw food and use it effectively for maintaining good health and well-being. In this way, in the wild animals live long and healthy lives. However, in our homes, we tend to give our dogs and cats cooked food or processed food bought from supermarkets. They may affect their natural vitality and immune systems and make our pets prone to infections, .. (Pets)

How To Keep Your Pets Healthy?

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 Chris Graham Jones (October 28, 2008)  Today the pet owners have a big question that how to keep their pets healthy? What should be their proper diet? Different people would have different opinions to these relevant questions. I have been in this field for several years and now wanted to share my personal experience with others so that we all would be able to keep our pets healthy throughout their lives. I am mentioning step . (Pets)

SitStayFetch Dog Obedience Training Guide

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 Roney Golden (October 14, 2008)  "SitStayFetch" is one of the most popular dog training products on the market written by Daniel Stevens, an experienced dog trainer, for every dog owners who know that the experience of training their dog has or will continue to establish a better relationship with their four legs friend. First when I read SitStayFetch ebook, I was surprised at lots of information has been covered. The . (Pets)

SitStayFetch by Daniel Stevens - A Content Review of SitStayFetch

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 Peter Madrid (October 07, 2008)  If you do a search for SitStayFetch on the net, you will find hundreds of thousands of pages pointing to this guide. Buy what exactly makes this guide so special? Would it be something that can really help you train your dog? When you first download SitStayFetch, you may become overwhelmed with the sheer volume of material presented. Not only do you get over 170 pages of information, .. (Pets)

SitStayFetch Review - A Look Into the Number 1 Best Selling Dog Training Book on the Net!

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 Peter Madrid (October 07, 2008)   If you have any issues with you puppy or dog, then you should really put some serious thought into a small investment in SitStayFetch.  Next to actually hiring a professional dog trainer which will put a dent in your wallet, SitStayFetch will give you all the tools you need to successfully train your dog.   Many people don't actually really know why dogs behave the way they do and .. (Pets)

Be a Proud Pet Owner - Upload Pet Pictures on Internet

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 Eliza Maledevic (October 02, 2008)  Dog is one of the most pets that everyone have in their home and as we all know that dogs are called as man's best friend. You can never be wrong choosing dog as a pet in your home, the companionship and loyalty that they give to their owner is really exceptional. Dog lovers are really having fun taking good care of their pets, they usually find time to play and have fun with them. .. (Pets)

Natural Support For Pet Diabetes

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 Lynn Altierineed (October 01, 2008)  Symptoms of Diabetes in a Dog: Extreme thirst Excessive urination Weight loss Increased appetite Vision problems (cataracts) Symptoms of Insulin deficiency (DKA) May Require Immediate Care by a Veterinarian: Vomiting Diarrhea Lethargy, depression Decrease or loss of appetite Odorous breath smells like fruit or nail polish remover Insulin is created by cells that exist .. (Pets)

Discover the Symptoms and Treat Pet Ear Infections, Naturally

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 Lynn Altierineed (October 01, 2008)  Have you noticed your pet itching their ears, or rubbing their ears against your furniture? Recognizing the symptoms of an ear infections is essential for your dog and your family. What You Should Know About Pet Ear Infections: It's essential to understand the causes and symptoms of ear infections for your pet as you would look for in your children. Like humans, cat and dog ear .. (Pets)

Treat and Manage Pet Fleas With Natural Herbs

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 Lynn Altierineed (October 01, 2008)  As little as one flea can set your furry friend into an itching frenzy. Fleas love to hibernate in warm, moist areas, and where better than on dogs and cats of all sizes and breeds. What More To Know About Fleas on Dogs, Cats, Rabbits and Small Rodents: Fleas are commonly found on dogs and cats that live in moist, warm, coastal areas. Fleas bite their host animal and suck the blood for . (Pets)

Why You Should Consider Crate Training a Dog

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 Wendy Pan (October 01, 2008)  When it comes to training your dog, there are many factors that you really should start to take into consideration. There are many reasons that you have to really be firm about getting the proper training in place because without great training, you will be left with a dog that will chew, bite, and go to the bathroom all over your house. This is why crate training a dog is so important .. (Pets)

Make a Comfortable Dog House For Your Pet

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 Mathew Hogg (September 29, 2008)  Your concern for the well being of your pet gets reflected in the kind of house you build for it. If you want it to stay in comfort you just can't afford to ignore the built and interior of the dog house. As all dog houses are built in front portion of the owner's house it is important to design it in a manner which befits if not adds to charm of the beautiful exterior of the owner's .. (Pets)

Rare Pet Tricks - Right Time to Take Pet Picture

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 Eliza Maledevic (September 29, 2008)  Having pets in our home is really a good thing to have; it delights us with their cute face and somehow helps us in some small things. They can be a good companion, especially if you have a pet dog. They can accompany you and walks with you everyday as a mean of exercising. We all need to put out some sweat in our body, and a lot of people are lazy to do some activities like walking or . (Pets)

Caring For a Guinea Pig

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 Joseph Devine (September 29, 2008)  There are many reasons to adopt a guinea pig, or a cavy as they are usually called by breeders and aficionados. Their small size makes them adaptable to many different environments from a large house to an efficiency apartment. They are very friendly, more intelligent than many people realize, and relatively easy to care for. Perhaps most importantly, they are adorable. If you are .. (Pets)